New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Mets (98-61) have dropped three straight games as they prepare to take on the Washington Nationals (55-104), who have lost two straight. Monday’s matchup at Citi Field starts at 7:10 PM ET.

The Mets are a heavy home favorite (-291) against the Nationals (+240). The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the New York Mets looking to Carlos Carrasco (15-7), and Cory Abbott (0-4) answering the bell for the Washington Nationals. The game’s total is 7.5.

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Mets vs. Nationals Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • New York played as the moneyline favorite for nine of its last 10 games, and went 4-5 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all had set totals), the Mets combined with their opponents to go over the run total eight times.
  • New York’s record against the spread is 3-7-0 over its past 10 games.

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  • In 11 games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by oddsmakers, Washington has a record of 3-8.
  • The Nationals and their opponents have combined to hit the over five times in their last 11 games with a total.
  • Washington has won three of its last 11 games against the spread.

Mets vs. Nationals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Carlos Carrasco

  • The Mets have gone 17-11-0 against the spread when Carrasco starts.
  • The Mets have a 17-7 record in Carrasco’s 24 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.
  • Carrasco’s team is 18-10 over his 28 starts.
  • Carrasco’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in 16 of 28 contests.

Projected starter: Cory Abbott

  • Abbott and his team have a record of 4-4-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 1-7.
  • In games Abbott has started, his team is 1-7.
  • Games started by Abbott have a 3-5-0 record at hitting the over this season.

Mets Batting Leaders

  • Pete Alonso paces the Mets in home runs (40) and runs batted in (131).
  • Among hitters in MLB play, Alonso ranks third in home runs and first in RBI.
  • Alonso has hit safely in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with a home run, three walks and three RBI.
  • Francisco Lindor is batting .271 with 24 doubles, five triples, 25 home runs and 59 walks.
  • Lindor ranks 40th in homers and sixth in RBI among MLB hitters this season.
  • Brandon Nimmo is batting .267 with 28 doubles, seven triples, 14 home runs and 71 walks.
  • Nimmo brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .263 with three walks.
  • Jeff McNeil has a club-best .326 batting average.
  • McNeil heads into this matchup on an eight-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is hitting .395 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

Nationals Batting Leaders

  • Lane Thomas has been key for Washington with 17 home runs, 52 RBI and a batting average of .244 this season.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Thomas is 85th in homers and 135th in RBI.
  • Cesar Hernandez leads Washington in batting with a .248 average.
  • Among all major league hitters, Hernandez is 415th in homers and 237th in RBI.
  • Hernandez brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with a double and two walks.
  • Luke Voit leads Washington in home runs (22) and runs batted in (69) this season while batting .230.
  • Nelson Cruz is batting .234 with an OBP of .313 and a slugging percentage of .337 this season.

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